Retainer Ring WIres

steel retainer ring wire
Retainer rings, often called circlips, coil rings and section rings, are specialty fasteners designed for shafts and bores. Wire retaining rings fit into a groove and function as a stabilizer or shim for connected components, reducing vibration and ensuring components stay secure. At Bekaert, we manufacture custom shaped wires for the manufacture of retaining rings.

Retainer Ring Wire Features

Bekaert's custom steel profiling techniques; cold rolling and cold-drawing support a wide-range of retainer ring designs. We process several steel grades: High-carbon, CrSi, and stainless steels. Other features of retainer ring wire include:

  • - Internal and external wire designs.
  • - Trapezoidal, “step” profiles, round, flat wire & rectangular cross-sections.
  • - Standard and custom sizing options.
  • Multiple heat-treatment options: Oil-tempered, Induction hardened & tempered, hard-rolled, annealed and patented inlet wire options. We can achieve the correct tensile strength and hardness for your fasteners. 

The Advantages of Wire Retaining Rings

Retainer ring wires from Bekaert offers benefits to many manufacturers, regardless of industry. 

  • Consistency: Our shaping process, steel grades, and heat-treatments provide consistent and repeatable results. 
  • Efficiency: Multiple packaging options are available to maximizing your production.<>
  • Size range: Bekaert offers the widest range of shaped wires in the industry. Contact us for larger profiles and unique geometries.
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Why Choose Bekaert for Your Retaining Ring Wire?

Bekaert has been making retaining ring profiles for over 50 years. Our first customer is still an active customer.  Our experienced team of Process Engineers and Metallurgists, Quality certified facility, and advanced equipment work together for you to manufacture retaining ring wires that meet your customer’s specifications.

We are dedicated to customer service. Our processes lead to cost-effective solutions for your manufacturing operation. Fast turnaround times ensure you get the wire you need, when you need it. Pre-production prototyping allows you to confirm your fasteners performance before series production begins.

Bekaert favors co-development opportunities if you are seeking a reliable manufacturing partnership. We have been in business for over 140 years. Trust Bekaert as your manufacturing partner, and contact us today.

Call our team at +1 330-683-5060 to get started! 

Advantages

  • Allows a consistent forming process
  • Allows large dimensions and sizes
  • Requires fewer changes in machine settings
  • Minimizes changeovers and maximize production efficiency

Applications

Features

Shape Wire, Complex
Bulk Material C-steel
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    Solution In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors

    Result The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

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    Situation Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result Customers improve their competitiveness.